Max Schneider, identified professionally as MAX, will launch his album Color Imaginative and prescient on Sept. 18. The album includes a collaboration with Suga of BTS on the tune “Blueberry Eyes.” MAX launched the tune and a music video for “Blueberry Eyes” on Sept. 15. Whereas Suga was not truly capable of be within the music video, MAX discovered a particular approach to embody the BTS rapper.
The 2 beforehand collaborated on the tune ‘Burn It’
MAX and Suga initially met in January of this yr when MAX was on tour in Seoul. A month later, Suga was in Los Angeles with BTS to advertise their album Map of the Soul: 7, and the 2 bought to know one another higher.
On Might 22, Suga launched his second mixtape under the pseudonym Agust D known as D-2. MAX was featured on the tune “Burn It.” It seems MAX and Suga had been engaged on “Blueberry Eyes” and “Burn It” on the similar time.
“I believe it labored out, as a result of his stuff for ‘Burn It’ was just about achieved, and it was principally me going forwards and backwards, nailing what he wished,” MAX instructed Buzzfeed.
In keeping with MAX, Suga appreciated “Blueberry Eyes” essentially the most out of all of the songs on Color Imaginative and prescient and elected to be featured on that observe.
“I simply despatched him the entire album. I mainly mentioned, ‘Right here’s all of the songs, you inform me what you wish to be on, and I’ll make it work. I’m grateful to have you ever on any tune.’ And he appreciated ‘Blueberry Eyes.’ I’d already written the tune, so I believe that in all probability helped the message, as a result of it was very clear that there was a candy, loving, dream world to it,” he mentioned.
How MAX included BTS’ Suga within the music video
The music video for “Blueberry Eyes” options MAX and his spouse Emily, who’s pregnant with the couple’s first youngster. Within the music video, Suga’s verse is performed over a marriage scene, and MAX and his spouse recite the verse as wedding ceremony vows. To verify Suga was included, the music video confirmed a quick shot of a cat, referencing an inside joke amongst BTS followers that Suga resembles a cat.
“We realized the complete Korean [verse], and people had been our vows in our quarantine wedding ceremony. In fact, we threw a little bit cat in there to make it really feel like Yoongi was a part of it, as a result of sadly he couldn’t be within the video — we wished each little bit of his spirit to be there, though he wasn’t there,” MAX instructed Buzzfeed.
He continued, “… however now I do know a little bit of Korean, which is superior. I’m going to maintain diving in. I actually texted him proper after saying, ‘I simply realized your entire verse in Korean, now I hope we are able to have extra conversations in Korean, as a result of it was so laborious to study.’”
What MAX realized from Suga
Having collaborated on two songs now, MAX instructed Buzzfeed what he has been capable of study from working with the BTS rapper.
“… with Suga… Having language not be a hindrance, since you’re coming from the identical emotive place. Going to Korea — that entire journey modified my life. It made me realise which songs individuals join with, not essentially due to the particular lyrics, however due to what’s behind it,” he mentioned. “That transcends language. That collaboration taught me a lot, and that was so particular.”